Texas 'wrongful birth' bill may prevent the parents from suing the doctors for withholding the information on baby abnormality especially if they feel the client may seek abortion. The proponents of the bill, however, said the measure would only seek to right the wrong.
Public Health March 9, 2017
U.S. Senator John Thune introduced a bill Thursday (July 9) to allow rental-car companies to offer vehicles with unresolved defects and issues to consumers.
July 10, 2015
Everybody loves 'Frozen,' even your United States Senator — especially if you're from Kansas. Senator Pat Roberts recently interrupted a committee hearing with 'Let It Go' on his phone.
Internet Culture April 17, 2015
Edward Brooke, the first Black American whom people elected as senator, died on Jan. 3. He remains the only African-American senator to have served two terms in office.
Society January 4, 2015
U.S. position on energy and the environment may undergo change as Republicans take control of the Senate. Struggles seen ahead between Congress and the Obama administration over environmental regulations.
Energy November 5, 2014
Two U.S. senators sent a letter to GIlead Sciences, Inc. asking the biopharmaceutical company to explain why the cost of its new, highly promising hepatitis C drug, Sovaldi, is $84,000. The senators worry it will hurt Medicare, Medicaid, and other government-funded programs.
Life July 11, 2014
A bill introduced in the Senate would open new spectrum. The bipartisan sponsors hope it will help bring Wi-Fi to low-income areas.
Internet June 20, 2014
Debate over safety and health issues with e-cigarettes isn't dying down anytime soon. State lawmakers and federal officials are examining health impact of the vapor devices.
Life May 13, 2014
The Democrats submitted a bill in Congress and Senate to establish status quo on FCC's open Internet rule after it was struck down by a court decision recently.
Internet February 4, 2014